My Baba’s Editor Ellie Thompson welcomes obstetrician and gynaecologist Dr. Ellie Rayner to the podcast to discuss how previous types of birth can have an impact on future pregnancy and subsequent births.

The impact of birth

Types of birth include birthing interventions such as forceps and ventouse and the risks associated with them, as well as the impact of a c-section on future births. We discuss vaginal tears and perineal trauma as well as when it’s right to have a VBAC. Gestational diabetes and support for birth trauma are also covered within this episode.


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About Dr Ellie Rayner

Dr Ellie Rayner is a practicing Obstetrician and Gynaecologist and founder of The Maternity Collective.

She is the only Obstetrician to offer private and group, expert-led Antenatal and Hypnobirthing Classes both Online and face-to-face. She is passionate about providing parent-centred, evidence-based care for all pregnancies and supports all types of birth.

Follow Dr Ellie Rayner @maternitymedic for the latest evidence-based information on pregnancy, birth and women’s health issues.


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